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Saab to Develop New Torpedo for Swedish Navy

Saab to Develop New Torpedo for Swedish Navy

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) regarding design plans for a New Lightweight Torpedo (NLT). The order refers to the period 2014-2015 and amounts to the value of MSEK 43. […]


Final push in ‘historic’ Iran nuclear talks

Final push in ‘historic’ Iran nuclear talks

Iran nuclear talks enter the decisive, dangerous endgame Thursday with a marathon final round of hardball negotiations potentially going all the way to the July 20 finish line. The deal being sought by Iran and the five permanent members of […]


Iraq’s new jets likely from Iran: experts

Iraq’s new jets likely from Iran: experts

Three Sukhoi ground attack jets shown landing in Iraq in a video released by the defence ministry are likely from Iran, a think tank said Wednesday. Iraq has purchased more than a dozen Sukhoi jets from Russia in a bid […]


Rockwell Collins Showcasing F-35 Lightning II HMDS At Farnborough Airshow 2014

Rockwell Collins Showcasing F-35 Lightning II HMDS At Farnborough Airshow 2014

In celebration of the F-35 making its international debut, the Rockwell Collins ESA Vision Systems F-35 Lightning II Helmet Mounted Display System (HMDS) will be in the spotlight at the Farnborough Airshow 2014. The F-35 HMDS provides pilots with unprecedented […]


Taiwan’s Hon Hai pulls out of Huawei deal over ‘security threat’

Taiwan’s Hon Hai pulls out of Huawei deal over ‘security threat’

Taiwan tech giant Hon Hai said Wednesday it has pulled out of a deal to buy 4G equipment from Huawei after the government warned that the Chinese company posed a national security threat. Taiwan raised those concerns in March after […]


Future vertical lift capability focuses on tech demo

Future vertical lift capability focuses on tech demo

The Army-led Future Vertical Lift program is being developed to replace the service’s aging helicopter fleet, and the aircraft of other services, at some point in the future. The need for Future Vertical Lift, known as FVL, was explained by […]


Nano-Hyperspec Sensor Payload For Small Hand-Launched UAVs

Nano-Hyperspec Sensor Payload For Small Hand-Launched UAVs

In extending technological leadership within the remote sensing market, Headwall announced availability of its new Nano-Hyperspec sensor for commercial UAV deployment. The low-cost hyperspectral sensor operates in the VNIR (400-1000nm) spectral range and includes onboard data processing and storage to […]


India to buy UGM-84L Harpoon Missiles

India to buy UGM-84L Harpoon Missiles

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to India for UGM-84L Harpoon missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $200 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered […]


Brazilian Navy Signs Contract for Lynx Mk21A Upgrade

Brazilian Navy Signs Contract for Lynx Mk21A Upgrade

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the Brazilian Navy’s Naval Aviation has signed a contract for a major midlife upgrade of eight Lynx Mk21A helicopters. The contract, valued in excess of US$160 million (€117 million), includes replacement of the aircraft’s […]


 
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